how to make 'ftp Tab-clue' work in Cygwin

sun pythonsun@gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 16:31:00 GMT 2007


...how many ftp tools under linux.
which one i should use, it seems hard to choose, -,-

On 8/1/07, Jeff Hawk <Jeff.Hawk@navigon.com> wrote:
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: On Behalf Of Corinna Vinschen
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2007 11:07 AM
> > To: cygwin@cygwin.com
> > Subject: Re: how to make 'ftp Tab-clue' work in Cygwin
> >
> > On Jul 31 23:58, sun wrote:
> > > hello, I have a problem when connecting another linux system by ftp
> > in cygwin.
> > >
> > > No problem to use ftp, and I can see 'ftp>' sign, the point is that
> > > the auto-complement of file name does not work in such environment,
> > > but it does work when ftp through other tools such as putty. Usually
> > > when the 'Tab' key is hit, the file name can be completed in the
> > > 'ftp>'. It just doesn't work for my cygwin.
> > >
> > > anyone can help me on this?
> >
> > Cygwin's ftp from the inetutils package is a rather old implementation.
> > Try using lftp instead.
> >
>
> Or better yet, ncftp which is also available in setup.
>
> --Jeff
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